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Campfire Horror Story
How Carole Keeton Strayhorn and the state destroyed a healing camp for kids
"...up," and she delivered the news. "I said, 'The state has decided that you're not safe here,'" Gaines recalled..."

Nov. 21, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Capitol Chronicle
In the Bush era, Labor Day gives little cause for celebration
"...would limit next year's raise for 1.8 million federal employees to 2%, because the scheduled higher raises would cost..."

Sept. 5, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...doesn't immediately spring to mind, you're not alone. Austin American-Statesman senior editor Tom Barry apparently didn't know either and..."

March 6, 1998 News Feature

Lege Speaks, Cap Metro Listens: Screw the Union
Lege mandates busting union contracts at Cap Metro
"...The state Sunset Advisory Commission recommended it last year, and now..."

June 3, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Inhuman Resources
City HR employees rebel over director's actions, city response
"...city's hiring and firing and monitoring its treatment of employees, among other matters – is in the ordinary course..."

Nov. 23, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

On the Lege: A $156 Million Disaster
The Accenture scheme blows up in the state's face
"...a delicate function of human services by replacing 2,900 state workers with privately operated call centers. The call centers..."

March 23, 2007 News Column

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...the Supreme CourtHeadlines• In the special legislative session, the state Senate passed its version of a public school finance..."

July 8, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...County, Ohio – a swing county in that swing state – in a controversial effort to influence the presidential..."

Oct. 22, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Capitol Briefs
"...will last a little longer for students across the state thanks to a law passed in 2006, which will..."

June 1, 2007 News Column

Privatizing Services: A Pay Raise at a Cost
"..."outsourcing" and "privatization" were the euphemistic territory of job-slashing state agency heads. Lately, however, the lexicon of "cost containment"..."

May 21, 1999 News Feature

Meet the New Boss
The Privatization Route
"...so-called "political hacks," a promise which has many midlevel employees who supported Cornyn's opponent Jim Mattox laying low, hoping..."

Jan. 15, 1999 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Opinion: Brené Brown – Join Our Union and Take Another Principled Stand
Union organizers argue the UT administration remains beholden to a political leadership that regularly dismisses students' and workers' concerns
"...We, the UT-Austin Organizing Committee of the Texas State Employees Union (TSEU), thank you for continuing to speak..."

March 4, 2022 Column by Sol Weiner

Via 313 Workers Protest for COVID, Employment Protections
Staff claim management suspended them following petition
"...On Saturday, January 8, about three dozen Via 313 employees and their supporters gathered on the corner of 30th..."

Jan. 9, 2022 Food Post by Melanie Haupt

TPEA Here to Say
"...Dear Editor, State employees are essential Texans who deserve attention to the..."

May 13, 2021 Postmarks

Running the UT Numbers
Unless you're the football coach, budgetary times are dire
"...Although Austin has grown significantly in recent years, the state of Texas remains the city's biggest single employer, and..."

Dec. 18, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Spinning Out of Control?
Business Is Booming
"...For former government employees, the opportunity to be a lobbyist has become so..."

Feb. 12, 1999 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Texas Dems Go to Court to Block Abbott's Funding Veto
Filing says governor's defunding of Lege is invalid
"...the Texas AFL-CIO (whose member unions include the Texas State Employees Union) and four Lege employees – asks the..."

July 2, 2021 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin Restaurateurs Discuss Plans to Reopen (or Not)
Local restaurants on how they made the tough decision
"...Greg Abbott “reopened” a slate of businesses around the state, by way of Executive Order GA-18, including retail stores,..."

May 6, 2020 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Hard Bargaining at KLRU
KLRU has hit a snag in contract negotiations with employees
"...According to Mike Gross, vice president of the Texas State Employees Union of the Communica­tion Workers of America, that's..."

March 13, 2009 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Capitol Chronicle
Surveying the George W. Bush Legacy in Texas
"...to what was then considered this godforsaken country, other states have recently been sending what they don't want to..."

March 16, 2001 News Column by Michael King

Easy Tiger Faces Resignations Due to Frustrations With New Management
Actions by management before and during SXSW leads to mass resignation
"...on Seventh Street who wishes to remain anonymous, 26 employees resigned from the store with varying degrees of notice,..."

April 12, 2022 Food Post by Sage Dunlap

Hobby Lobby and the Supremes
Company asserts religious freedom from birth control
"...religious beliefs to provide health care to their 22,000 employees. But it also offends their religious beliefs to provide..."

March 26, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

Exoneration for Child Counselor Targeted by Strayhorn
After a four-year battle with the state, Bebe Gaines wins the right to work with foster kids again
"..."Bebe" Gaines settled a federal lawsuit against nine DFPS employees. In her suit, Gaines charged the officials had deprived..."

Aug. 22, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Naked City
"...gaps and in preparing all students for the new state requirement to have four years of science before graduating..."

Nov. 24, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...dispel the myth of the separation of church and state." – Texas Republican Party platform, adopted June 3 in..."

June 9, 2006 News Feature

It's a Wrap!
A Legislative Wrap-Up on the 77th Session
"...the session opened -- a Medicaid shortfall, public school employees' health insurance, the nursing home crisis, and state employees'..."

June 1, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Jam City
Managing Congestion
"...the funds went to a pilot trip-reduction program involving employees of six companies and government agencies. Much of the..."

Aug. 11, 1995 News Feature

When the Truth Doesn't Match Your Narrative
Fallout continues from a study showing negative effects of cutting Planned Parenthood from the Women's Health Program
"...Journal of Medicine, co-authored by two Texas health department employees, showed that after booting the reproductive health provider from..."

March 18, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

More Q&A with Marc Ott
The new city manager on council initiatives, city planning priorities, and the change in the weather at City Hall
"...one of the only "blue" cities in the entire state of Texas. But Fort Worth is a fine city..."

Aug. 15, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Union Considers Final Offer in Cap Metro Negotiations
If ATU 1091 rejects StarTran's offer – and they might – a strike could be on the horizon
"...plan is roughly comparable to that of city and state employees and that it provides out-of-network benefits. While this..."

Aug. 15, 2008 News Feature by Justin Ward

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